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Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls' enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung Spanish

Mexico - School-Based Management Project (English)

The second phase of the School-Based Management Project for the United Mexican States received a moderately satisfactory outcome with low or negligible risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1629 JAN 29, 2015

Nepal - School Sector Reform Plan : joint consultative meeting - December 16-19, 2014 (English)

Aide Memoire 94194 DEC 31, 2014

Argentine - Second Rural Education Improvement Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92947 DEC 02, 2014

Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)

This paper reviews the experience of the Middle East and North Africa region in education attainment over the past four decades (1970-2010). It documents the following main findings: (a) all countries in the region experienced significant improvements in educational attainment over this period; (b) most countries in the region did better in this regard than comparators that had roughly the same education stocks in 1970; (c) collectively, the region achieved a greater percentage increase in education than other regions; (d) the region's better performance was in part because of higher rates of public spending on education, better food sufficiency status, and a lower initial stock of education in 1970 in comparison with most other developing country regions; and (e) the region had among the lowest payoffs to public spending in terms of increments in education stock; the impressive advance in education was achieved at high cost. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7127 DEC 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Early Childhood Education Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94717 NOV 28, 2014

School-based management : lessons from international experience and options for Turkey (English)

As Turkey explores how to further improve education quality, there is growing interest from policy makers in increasing school autonomy. Providing more autonomy to local-level decision makers is referred to generally as school-based management (SBM). ... See More +

Other Education Study 93113 NOV 21, 2014

Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)

To address the issues of food and nutrition insecurity in Nepal, the World Bank has provided support to the Sunaula Hazar Din- Community Action for Nutrition Project (SHD) Project with funding from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI). ... See More +

Brief 93531 OCT 14, 2014

Statement by Luis Videgaray Caso at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Luis Videgaray Caso, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91379 OCT 11, 2014

Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. The world continues to face urgent and complex challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91400 OCT 11, 2014

Sveinsson, Gunnar Bragi

Mexico - School based Management Project (English)

The School based Management Project of Mexico has an objective to improve schools’ managerial capacity and parental participation to reduce dropout, repetition and failure rates among PEC Schools and PETC Schools. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD865 OCT 02, 2014

Georgia - Regional Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91643 OCT 01, 2014

Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91438 SEP 17, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh are to: (i) increase the number of children enrolled and completing primary education; (ii) reduce social and regional disparities; and (iii) improve the measurement of student learning and quality of the teaching and learning environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4639 SEP 09, 2014

Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)

Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7030 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)

This note tests the extent to which search and matching frictions are the cause of high levels of unemployment for educated youth in Jordan, and whether a job matching service can reduce unemployment. ... See More +

Brief 91227 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help students learn (English)

Healthy children are better able than sick or malnourished children to go to school and learn. Developed and developing countries are increasingly concerned about how children’s health impacts their school attendance, learning, and development. ... See More +

Brief 93788 SEP 01, 2014

Chiting Louie, Michelle

Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)

This study investigates the effects of the World Bank's exogenously-determined income threshold for eligibility for concessionary International Development Association (IDA) loans on the allocations of bilateral donors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7039 SEP 01, 2014

Knack, Stephen; Xu, Lixin Colin; Zou, Ben

China - Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Project (Vol. 3) : Indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan of the Linxia subproject of the World Bank-financed Gansu (English)

The development objective of the Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Infrastructure Project for China is to provide residents in select areas of Wuwei municipality and Linxia County with expanded all-weather access to rural and urban areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP739 SEP 01, 2014

Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)

Progress toward gender equality over the past two decades is most evident in education goals, as primary and secondary school enrollment rates are now the same for boys and girls in many countries. ... See More +

Brief 89994 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

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Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper Spanish
Mexico - School-Based Management Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2015 ICR1629 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nepal - School Sector Reform Plan : joint consultative meeting - December 16-19, 2014 (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 94194 Aide Memoire
Argentine - Second Rural Education Improvement Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 02, 2014 92947 Board Summary
Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7127 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Early Childhood Education Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 28, 2014 94717 Procurement Plan
School-based management : lessons from international experience and options for Turkey (English)
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NOV 21, 2014 93113 Other Education Study
Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 93531 Brief
Statement by Luis Videgaray Caso at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91379 Board Report
Statement by Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 : Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91400 Board Report
Mexico - School based Management Project (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 PAD865 Project Appraisal Document
Georgia - Regional Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91643 Procurement Plan
Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 91438 Procurement Plan
Bangladesh - Third Phase of the Primary Education Development Program Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Harmonized social management framework (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 E4639 Environmental Assessment
Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7030 Policy Research Working Paper
Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91227 Brief
Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help students learn (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 93788 Brief
Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7039 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Gansu Rural-Urban Integration Project (Vol. 3) : Indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan of the Linxia subproject of the World Bank-financed Gansu (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 IPP739 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Leveling the playing field : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations on education (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89994 Brief